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Convex beaker

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The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is decorated with hatched vertical triangles and parallel and horizontal angles. The colors are gray on buff and red-brown and brown. It is broken and mended. The surface is worn. There is a fragment.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar, Chalcolithic, about 4300 B.C.

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Iran, Hissar I A - B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.778

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels